Best Albums of 2015

Listed below are the best albums of 2015 as calculated from their overall rankings in over 46,000 greatest album charts.

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2015 year summaryThe best artists of 2015 were Kendrick Lamar, Sufjan Stevens, Tame Impala, Father John Misty, Grimes, Courtney Barnett, Beach House, Carly Rae Jepsen, Steven Wilson and Jamie xx.
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Total albums: 466. Page 1 of 47

Best Albums of 2015 composition

Country Albums %


United States 466 47%
United Kingdom 200 20%
Canada 50 5%
Mixed Nationality 35 4%
Australia 29 3%
Germany 27 3%
Sweden 23 2%
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Compilation? Albums %
No 973 97%
Yes 27 3%
Live? Albums %
No 985 99%
Yes 15 2%
Soundtrack? Albums %
No 995 100%
Yes 5 1%
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